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Nathaniel Peter Washburn

Estate planning Attorney at Joliet, IL

5.0   2 reviews
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2013
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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About Nathaniel

Learn Nathaniel’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Business
    Business Formation, Contracts, Employment Agreements, Buy/Sell Agreements, Annual Meetings/Filings, Corporate Maintenance Issues, General Corporate Counsel

    10 years

  2. Estate planning
    Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Trust Funding Assistance

    10 years

  3. Real estate
    Buyer Representation, Seller Representation, Contract preparation, Evictions, Title Review, Rezoning, Annexation, Document Review

    10 years

  4. Probate
    Probate, Trust Administration, Guardianship

    10 years

I am an associate attorney with Kavanagh, Grumley & Gorbold, LLC, in Joliet Illinois. I joined the firm in May of 2017 aftering spending 6 years with the firm of Zukowski Law Offices. I primarily practice in Will, Grundy, DuPage and LaSalle counties. 

I earned a law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law graduating cum laude, in May of 2013. During my 2nd and 3rd years at NIU I served as a research assistant for the Director of the Academic Success Program Jeanna Hunter.

Prior to attending Law School I graduated cum laude from Illinois Valley Community College with both an Associate in Arts and an Associate in Science degree. I went on to receive a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign in political science.

I practice primarily in the areas of general business representation (including business formation, business sales/purchases, annual business filings, and general business counsel), commercial law, not-for-profit organizations, real property (including purchases/sales/leasing of property), estate planning and estate administration.

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Posted by Steven | April 27, 2016
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Real Estate Closing
I hired Nathan to close the sale of a property for me. The closing was far from easy. It involved multiple parties and was postponed twice due to unforeseen circumstances. Nathan was easy to talk to and stayed on top of it each step of the way. He kept a level of communication up with each affected person making sure the deal went through cleanly. I am very appreciative of his service.
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Posted by Deb | April 26, 2016
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Franchise Purchase
Nate was my attorney when I purchased my franchise he was very thorough and had my best interest first. He always returned my calls and text he made documents ready in a timely manner. I would definitely use his services again


  • Hourly Rates $ 175-225 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 7.0 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Associate Attorney
  • Kavanagh, Grumley & Gorbold, LLC
  • 2017 - Present
  • Associate
  • Zukowski Law Offices
  • 2013 - 2017


  • Northern Illinois University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2013
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2009
  • Illinois Valley Community College
  • Associate of Science
  • 2007


  • Will County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • LaSalle Excellence Foundation
  • President
  • 2015 - Present
  • LaSalle County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Illinois Valley Chamber Of Commerce And Economic Development
  • Ambassador
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Illinois Valley Estate Planning Council
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2017
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Career Day
  • What It Means To Be A Lawyer
  • 2016
  • People's Law School
  • Business Formation
  • 2015
  • How to Start A Small Business
  • Business Formation
  • 2014
  • Law Day
  • Freedom of Speech
  • 2014
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (4)
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Real estate Attorney | Feb 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. We recently closed a commercial real estate transaction. Atty. Washburn was bright, thoughtful and pleasant to deal with. He represented his clients with distinction and promptly attended to the matter at hand."
Estate planning
Employment and labor

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Joliet Estate planning Lawyer Nathaniel Peter Washburn
Nathaniel Peter Washburn
Estate planning Attorney
Joliet, IL
Licensed for 9 years